Within that circle, he claimed the same sort of privilege, and probably felt as much warmth of interest, as a clergyman does in the range of his parishioners
He was only one among several landed parishioners
, but he alone was honoured with the title of Squire; for though Mr.
Thou best thyself more like a thief and a heretic,'' said the Friar, equally indignant; ``I will pouch up no such affront before my parishioners
, as thou thinkest it not shame to put upon me, although I be a reverend brother to thee.
For I would have you know, Sir Errant, that in these little villages everything is talked about and everything is carped at, and rest assured, as I am, that the priest must be over and above good who forces his parishioners
to speak well of him, especially in villages.
Elizabeth was chiefly struck by his extraordinary deference for Lady Catherine, and his kind intention of christening, marrying, and burying his parishioners
whenever it were required.
Hooper walked onward, at a slow and quiet pace, stooping somewhat, and looking on the ground, as is customary with abstracted men, yet nodding kindly to those of his parishioners
who still waited on the meeting-house steps.
The Jesuits were accompanied to the place of their embarkation by their simple and affectionate parishioners
, who took leave of them with tears and sobs.
Chaloner's opinion in everything about church business than the older parishioners
He really had no very lofty aims, no theological enthusiasm: if I were closely questioned, I should be obliged to confess that he felt no serious alarms about the souls of his parishioners
, and would have thought it a mere loss of time to talk in a doctrinal and awakening manner to old "Feyther Taft," or even to Chad Cranage the blacksmith.
The clergy are lost there in the crowds of their parishioners
Gigantic pansies, considerably larger than the roses, and closely resembling the floral pen- wipers made by female parishioners
for fashionable clergymen, sprang from the moss beneath the rose- trees; and here and there a daisy grafted on a rose- branch flowered with a luxuriance prophetic of Mr.
And as for the parishioners
they had nothing to say in the matter, and therefore nobody asked for their opinion.